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January 21st, 2013, 18:57
Originally Posted by Pessimeister View Post
However I've reached a point where I'm seriously considering taking a short sabbatical from this game (not unlike SpoonFULL did) as I'm getting regularly pounded by these two partners of melee strife, Smough and Ornstein, and don't seem to be coming up with many ideas to counter them.
My last wild strategy, flee, dodge and black-bomb like crazy, isn't working.
The gameīs signature boss fight Iīd say.
Iīd be quite surprised if these dudes wouldnīt win every "Dark Soulsī hardest boss fight on first playthrough" poll out there .
Originally Posted by Pessimeister View Post
I don't want to kill my enjoyment too much by the hazy repetition of eliminating the same obstructing enemies leading up to the fight, only for that to be over very quickly indeed, which is where I think some frustration does come in to play.
You donīt have to eliminate anyone on the way to them, just run .
A tip for when you decide to go at them again:
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Originally Posted by Pessimeister View Post
I'm also sure that I haven't completed everything possible within the New Londo Ruins, so maybe now that the Anor Londo Keep door is open, going back there and dickering about is a good idea.
Anything to temporarily get me out of these Anor Londo tower staircases.
Speaking of dickering about,
Spoiler

For what itīs worth, on my first playthrough O&S prompted me to do a world tour of sorts as well .
At any rate, itīs an amazing encounter imo.

P.S.: If you think Iīm spoiling too much, better say it, somehow Iīm finding it hard to resist this stuff.
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